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.
Smith BP, Fick CE, Holena DN: Fractured Care and Outcomes After Injury: National Estimates of 30-day Hospital Readmissions and Mortality Annual Academic Surgical Congress. Las Vegas, NV. : 2017.
Sharoky CE, Kaufman EJ, Jacoby SF, Reilly PM, Holena DN: Police Transport of Bluntly Injured Trauma Patients in Philadelphia, 2006-2015. 12th Annual Academic Surgical Congress. Las Vegas, NV : 2017.
Kuo L, Frank B, Sharoky C, Holena DN: MRI Overuse? A critical Appraisal of a Statewide Trauma System Cervical Spine Management. 12th Annual Academic Surgical Congress. Las Vegas, NV : 2017.
DiSanto T, Reilly JP, Forker C, Christie JD, Holena DN, Lanken P, Shashaty M.: Modest Early Elevations in Creatine Kinase are Associated with Acute Kidney Injury after Trauma Critical Care Congress. Honolulu, Hawaii. : 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. (In Submission) Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery : 2017.
Carr BG, Bowman A, Wolff C, Mullen MT, Holena DN, Branas CC, Wiebe DJ: Disparities in Access To Trauma Care in the United States: A Population-Based Analysis. Injury : 2017.
Wiebe DJ, Holena DN, Delgado MK, Geiger J, McWilliams N, Carr BG.: The Pennsylvania Trauma Outcomes Study Risk-Adjusted Mortality Model: Results of a Statewide Benchmarking Program. The American Surgeon. : 2017.
Kauffman EJ, Earl-Royal E, Holena DN.: Failure to Rescue after Infectious Complications in a Statewide Trauma System. Surgical Infection : 2016.
Holena DN, Reilly PM, Jacoby SF: Towards a Broader View of Police Prehospital Transport. Journal of Trauma : 2016.
Kauffman EJ, Holena DN, Wiebe DJ, Carr BG: Lead Time Bias and Interhospital Transfer After Injury: Trauma Center Admission Vital Signs Underpredict Mortality in Transferred Trauma Patients. Journal of the American College of Surgeons : 2016.