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Roger Kathol MD, C.P.E.

Physical and Behavioral Health Care and Value-Based Integrated Case Management Consultant for Patients with Health Complexity

Roger Kathol, General Manager for Cartesian Solutions, LLC, is a health consultant who works with co-owners in assisting hospitals and clinics, health plans, employers, government agencies, and case management vendors develop value-based integrated programs for general medical and behavioral health (BH) patients with health complexity. Dr. Kathol is board certified in internal medicine, psychiatry, and medical management with extensive experience gained during 22 years as a physician, teacher, and researcher; 3 years as a health plan medical director; and 20 years as an international health complexity, integrated care, and case management consultant. Cartesian Solutions, LLC consultants assist clients achieve the quality enhancement, cost
savings, outcome changing care, and joy in the delivery of integrated health services through the development and implementation of integrated medical and BH payment procedures,
multidisciplinary clinical programs, and integrated physical and BH case management services.

After leaving academic medicine in the 1990s, Dr. Kathol has assisted numerous care delivery systems, health plans, employer groups, and government agencies develop and deploy
integrate physical and BH programs. He now works with a small group of integrated care experts as part of an updated Cartesian Solutions, LLC in helping clients not only develop but
also deploy integrated programs for their organizations nationally and internationally. Dr. Kathol is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Minnesota School of Medicine. He has published over 175 peer-reviewed articles, 10 authored or edited books, and 25 book chapters.