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
Attending Intensivist , University Of Pennsylvania Hospital
Attending Trauma Physican , University Of Pennsylvania Hospital
Attending Intensivist, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Director of Audiovisual Video Review , University Of Pennsylvania Hosital Trauma Division
Director of Surgical Rapid Response , Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Faculty, The Center for Surgery and Health Economics
Member, Clinical Emergencies Committee
Physician Leader, Unit based , Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Faculty , Penn Center for Surgery and Health Economics
Member, As hoc Code Improvement Committee
Faculty , Center for Emergency Care Policy Research
Representative , Department of Surgery, Telemedicine Committee
Fellow, Penn Injury Science Center
Department: Surgery

Contact information
51 N 39th Street;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.
Penn Medicine Leadership Academy, 2014.
MSCE (Epidemiology)
Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania (2013-Present), 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

Kaufman EJ, Holena DN: Non-Operative Management of Splenic Injuries: ICU Utilization and Mortality in a State Trauma System. 11th Annual Academic Surgical Congress February 2016.

Holena DN: The problem of Precedence: Examining the Composition of the Failure to Rescue Metric in Trauma. 29th EAST Annual Scientific Meeting. San Antonio, TX Jan 2016.

Holena, D. N., Earl-Royal, E., Delgado, M. K., Sims, C. A., Pascual, J. L., Hsu, J. Y., Carr, B. G., Reilly, P. M., Wiebe, D.: Failure to rescue in trauma: Coming to terms with the second term. Injury-International Journal of the Care of the Injured 47(1): 77-82, 2016.

Pascual JL, Hochman BR, Barry ME, Lane-Fall MB, Allen SR, Holena DN, Kaplan LJ, Smith BP: Handoffs in the Intensive Care Unit: Are Off Hours a Vulnerable Time. American Journal of Medical Quality December 2015.

Kuo Lindsay E, Simmons Kristina D, Holena Daniel N, Karakousis Giorgos, Kelz Rachel R: A risk prediction model for mortality in the moribund general surgical patient. Journal of critical care 30(2): 310-4, Apr 2015.

Sonnenberg Elizabeth M, Reinke Caroline E, Bartlett Edmund K, Collier Karole T, Karakousis Giorgos C, Holena Daniel N, Kelz Rachel R: Wind, water, wound, walk--do the data deliver the dictum? Journal of surgical education 72(1): 164-9, Jan-Feb 2015.

Shashaty MG, Kalkan E, Bellamy S, Reilly JP, Holena DN, Cummins K, Lanken PN, Feldman HI, Reilly PM, Udupa JK, Christie JD.: Computed Tomography-Defined Abdominal Adiposity Is Associated With Acute Kidney Injury in Critically Ill Trauma Patients. SCCM 2015.

44. Martin ND, Ramaswamy T, Marks J, Collins T, O'connor N, Casarett D, Holena DN, Pascual JL, Reilly PM, Kaplan L: The Critical Illness Mortality Inflection Point During Prolonged Surgical ICU Length of Sta. ACS, NSQIP Scientific Meeting 2015.

Pisa M, Collins T, Saucier J, Holena DN, Sicoutris C, Reilly P, Kohl B, Martin N. Stress: Stress (Subjective Transfer Risk Evaluation Severity Score) Accurately Predicts ICU Readmission. SCCM 2015.

Marks JA, Hatchimonji J, Kim P, Holena DN, Pascual JL, Reilly PM. : Concomitant Injuries In Patients With Devastating Head Injuries Do Not Preclude Organ Donation. ASC 2015.

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