Daniel N Holena

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Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Presbyterian Medical Center of Philadelphia
Faculty, The Center for Surgery and Health Economics, Leonard Davis Institute, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Faculty , Center for Emergency Care Policy Research, University of Pennsylvania
Fellow, Injury Science Center, University of Pennsylvania
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania
Fellow, Institute on Aging, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Surgery

Contact information
Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care & Emergency Surgery
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
51 North 39th St., Suite 120
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-7323
Fax: 215-243-3221
McGill University, Montreal , 1995.
State University of New York at Stony Brook , 2002.
University of Pennsylvania Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 2011.
MSCE (Epidemiology)
Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, 2015.
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Description of Research Expertise

Dr. Holena's research interests encompass the study of quality of care after injury. He has a specific interest in the methodology used for risk-adjusting trauma morbidity, mortality, and failure to rescue.

Selected Publications

Sharoky CE, Martin ND, Smith BP, Pascual JL, Kaplan LJ, Reilly PM, Holena DN: Failure to Rescue Rates Across a Statewide Trauma System. 13th Annual Academic Surgical Congress. Jacksonville, FL February 2018.

Holena DN, Dumas RP, Seamon MJ, Smith BP, Yang W, Cannon JW, Schwab CW, Reilly PM: The Epidemiology of Resuscitative Thoracotomy: Does Center Volume Matter? Poster Presentation. Academic Surgical Congress. Jacksonville, FL January 2018.

Medford-Davis LN, Holena DN, Karp D, Kallan MJ, Delgado MK: Which transfers can we avoid: Multi-state analysis of factors associated with discharge home without procedure after ED to ED transfer for traumatic injury. American Journal of Emergency Medicine Oct. 11 2017 (Epub) Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2017.10.024.

Nunn AM, Pascual JL, Hatchimonji J, Reilly PM, Seamon MJ, Holena DN, Smith BP, Kaplan L, Martin ND, Schwab CW: Boarding ICU patients: Are our rounding practices subpar? American Journal of Surgery June 10 2017 (Epub) Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2017.04.019.

Kaufman EJ, Jacoby SF, Carr BG, Sharoky CE, Delgado, MK, Reilly PM, Holena DN: Patient characteristics and temporal trends in police transport of blunt trauma patients: A multicenter retrospective cohort study. Prehospital & Emergency Care Page: 1-7, June 29 2017 (Epub).

Kaufman EJ, Jacoby SF, Richmond TS. Holena DN: A safe haven for the injured? Urban trauma care at the intersection of healthcare, law enforcement, and race. Social Science & Medicine May 18 2017 (Epub).

Resnick S, Seamon MJ, Holena D, Pascual J, Reilly PM, Martin ND: Early declaration of death by neurologic criteria results in greater organ donor potential. Journal of Surgical Research 218: 29-34, Oct. 2017 Notes: (Epub May 12, 2017).

Marcaccio C, Dumas RP, Huang Y, Wang GJ, Holena DN. : Delayed Endovascular Aortic Repair is Associated with Reduced In-Hospital Mortality in Patients with Blunt Thoracic Aortic Injury. Journal of Vascular Surgery October 2017.

Holena DN, Kauffman EJ, Delgado MK, Carr BG, Wiebe DJ, Christie JD, Reilly PM: A metric of our own: Failure to rescue after trauma. Journal of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery 83(4): 698-704, Oct. 2017.

Mackay EM, Dutton R, Holena DN, Reilly PM, Seamon MJ, Smith BP, Kaplan L, Cannon J: Abnormal calcium levels during trauma resuscitation are associated with increased mortality, increased blood products use, and greater hospital resource consumption: A pilot investigation. Anesthesia & Analgesia 125(3): 895-901, Sept. 2017 Notes: (Epub May 2017).

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