NOT JUST ANY MEDICAL RECORDS COMPANY

We know it’s all about efficient workflow in managing healthcare information.​

pat karpen
kc frank
matt franzblau
dave flanagan
kathy simonis

Management Team

We are a team of experts dedicated to developing technology-enabled solutions that deliver a BetterChart to patients all over the US for our customers.

We have been managing healthcare information long before EHR’s became a thing. Our long-term experience with medical records gives us a unique perspective in filling in the gaps that many EHR systems leave behind.

pat karpen

Patrick Karpen

PRESIDENT

Patrick joined DISC in 2007 as President and has played an integral role in all areas of the business. His primary responsibilities include operations, finance, strategic direction and product development. Prior to DISC, Patrick held CFO and operational roles in a consumer goods company, technology and distribution businesses. One of those technology businesses he co-owned and sold. During his tenure, the company was named an Ernst and Young “Fast Fifty” growth company. He has performed numerous consulting engagements to various businesses throughout his career. He has earned his undergraduate and MBA degrees from St. Louis University and has passed the Missouri CPA Exam. Outside of work he and his wife try and keep up with their 7 children and he sits on advisory and non-profit boards.

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KC Frank

EVP

KC joined DISC in 2003 and has played a role in all facets of the business. After studying communications in college and starting a career in broadcasting, KC relocated from St. Louis to Los Angeles to broaden his experience and skill-sets. After career stints in broadcasting, marketing, sales and management, KC is now directly responsible for the direction and management of all sales and business development operations, including market strategy, channel management, product development and sales management at DISC Corporation. KC has achieved numerous industry awards throughout his career, including AIIM International’s Distinguished Service Award and Associated Press Reporter of the Year. Beyond DISC Corporation, you’ll find KC spending time with his wife, 2 daughters, family, friends, and his favorite non-profit, Mars One.

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Matt Franzblau

DIRECTOR OF CLIENT EXPERIENCE

Matt joined DISC in 2012 and has served in a variety of roles including sales and marketing, project management, and his current position as Director of Client Experience. In this position, Matt oversees all client-facing initiatives including new and add-on implementations, quality, support, communications, and account growth. Matt graduated from the University of Missouri – Columbia in 2009 with a degree in Business Administration. Prior to joining DISC, Matt was a small business owner in the home health industry. When Matt’s not using his expertise to perfect HIM document workflows for DISC clients,  you’ll find him enjoying time with his wife and daughter.

dave flanagan

Dave Flanagan

TEAM TECHNICAL SUPPORT MANAGER

Dave has been working for DISC since 2009 as an IT manager. After earning a BA in English in 1991, Dave started a video game development studio in San Diego with some friends, where he was a writer and producer. Following this, Dave worked as a realtor in Prescott AZ, before returning to his first love, computers. In late 2008 Dave moved to St Louis to be closer to family and began working for DISC. Outside of DISC, you can typically find Dave in the world of virtual reality, much to the chagrin of his wife.

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Kathy Simonis

CLIENT EXPERIENCE TEAM MANAGER

Kathy joined DISC in 2012 as the Document Recognition Expert to assist in launching the SmartFiler solutions. Today, Kathy has grown into the role of leading the SmartFiler team, as well as internal production, and is committed to 100% customer satisfaction. Prior to DISC, Kathy managed a Chiropractic Wellness Center for 9 years and was a Legal Secretary for 15 years. When she’s not learning new medical record document types or training her team, she is busy running with her husband of 24 years to the colleges both of her children attend.