Retired Army Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho joins Accenture US

25 March 2016 Consultancy.uk

Patricia Horoho, the retired US Army Lieutenant General (Lt. Gen) and former commander of the US Army Medical Command, has joined Accenture Federal Services as leader of its Defense Health Business practice. In the new role, which begins on April 6, Horoho will lead the expansion of the practices’ offerings to US service members, veterans and their families.

Army Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho recently retired from the US military, where she was the Commanding General of the US Army Medical Command, a role she held between 2011 and 2015. During her 33 year army career, Horoho, who initially trained as a nurse, held every level of leadership in Army Medicine. Roles include those of commander of Western Regional Medical Command, based in Fort Lewis, Washington; Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington; Walter Reed Health Care System in Washington D.C; and DeWitt Army Community Hospital in Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Horoho holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel and a master’s degree as a clinical trauma nurse specialist from the University of Pittsburgh. She was named a Nurse Hero by the American Red Cross in 2002, for her actions during the September 11 attacks of giving first-aid to 75 victims. She holds a wide range of military awards and medals – she is a Knight in the French Legion of Honor, was awarded the Japan's Defense Cooperation Award Second Class and the President's Lifetime Achievement Award.

Patricia Horoho - Accenture

Per April 6 2016, Accenture Federal Services has appointed Horoho as leader of its Defense Health Business practice. In the role, Horoho is charged with overseeing the practices’ business strategy, growth and operations. The business focuses on improving the well-being of service members, veterans and their families and the national readiness of the country.

"Lt. Gen. Horoho brings immense expertise in military health, population health, and force readiness for our service members and their families,” says David Moskovitz, Chief Executive at Accenture Federal Services. “We are fortunate to have her combined clinical expertise and executive leadership to help the Department of Defense, Office of Veterans Affairs and other federal agencies strengthen and expand their integrated health services.”

Last year Accenture was named of the US' most military friendly employers. The consulting firm further supports veterans through its Accenture Veteran Technology Training Program.

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