Daniel N Holena

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Associate 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
Graduate Group Affiliations
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

Dumas RP, Seamon MJ, Smith BP, Yang W, Cannon JC, Schwab CW, Reilly PM, Holena DN: The epidemiology of emergency department thoracotomy in a statewide trauma system: Does center volume matter? Journal of Trauma Apr. 17 2018 (Epub) Notes: doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000001937.

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 Feb. 13 2018 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2017.10.084.

Chreiman KM, Dumas RP, Seamon MJ, Kim PK, Reilly PM, Kaplan LJ, Christie JD, Holena DN: The IOs have it: A prospective observational study of vascular access success rates in patients in extremis using video review. Journal of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery Jan. 4 2018 Notes: doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000001795.

Sangal R, Holena D: Man in motor vehicle collision. Journal of Emergency Medicine Jan. 5 2018 Notes: [Case Report] doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2017.12.014.

Holena,DN: Outcomes of Emergency General Surgery in Patients with Solid organ and Liquid Cancers. e-Poster presentation in Scientific Forum program at the American College of Surgeons. Boston, Oct 21-25 2018. Oct 2018.

Sara F. Jacoby, Elinore J. Kaufman, Therese S. Richmond, Daniel N. Holena : When Healthcare and Law Enforcement Intersect in Trauma Care, What Rules Apply? Health Affairs Blog, https://www.healthaffairs.org/do/10.1377/hblog20180926.69826/full/ Oct. 2018.

Kaufman E, Earl-Royal E, Barie P, Holena DN.: “Failure to Rescue after Infectious Complications in a Statewide Trauma System”. Poster Presentation, AAST Sept 26-29 2018 in San Diego, CA. Sept 2018.

Acker Andrew; Leonard Jennifer; Seamon Mark J; Holena Daniel N; Pascual Jose; Smith Brian P; Reilly Patrick M; Martin Niels D: Leaving contaminated trauma laparotomy wounds open reduces wound infections but does not add value. Journal of surgical research 232: 450-455, July 2018.

Zebrowski A, Carr B, Karp D, Hsu J, Holena D. (missing authors): Factors Relating to Receiving High Intensity Care in Older Adults with Blunt Traumatic Injury. Poster Presentation. Annual Research Meeting Academy Health, Seattle, Washington June 25, 2018. June 2018.

Holena DN, Dumas RP, Kaufman EJ, Huang Y, Wiebe DJ, Reilly PM, Christie JD: Cardiac complications and failure to rescue after injury in a mature statewide trauma system: Identifying opportunities for improvement. ESTES 2018, Valencia, Spain May 2018.

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Last updated: 10/10/2018
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