Randall_KilgoreRandall Freeman Kilgore, M.Ed., has been accepted by the Excellence in Missouri Foundation to be a Missouri Quality Award Examiner (MQA) for 2011. Kilgore is the compliance and business integrity officer (CBIO) at the Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital in Columbia, Mo. The examiners are comprised of volunteers from all sectors and levels of Missouri businesses. Examiners review, write an analysis of and score written applications. Missouri organizations participate in the awards to promote quality as a vital element to enhance customer satisfaction and operational performance.

Kilgore graduated from UAB with a Bachelor of Science in Health Information Administration in 1978. He has joined the Department of Veterans’ Affairs at the Truman VA in April 2008 as the Chief of Health Information Management. In his current role, he oversees program responsibilities for the hospital’s Integrated Ethics Program which includes ethics consultation, ethical leadership and preventive ethics.