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Tampa General Hospital Ratings

1 TAMPA GENERAL CIRCLE
Tampa, FL 33606
Phone: (813) 844-7000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Emergency Services: YES




Contents:
Quality of Care - Infectious Diseases - ER Wait Time - Patient Ratings



Quality of Care - Mortality Rate

How well does Tampa General Hospital save lives? 6% better than the national average, based on the overall mortality rate for critical illnesses.
Mortality Rate
Heart Attack14%
Heart Failure11%
Pneumonia12%


Infectious Disease at Tampa General Hospital

Drug resistant bacteria are becoming the largest health facing the United States. There are an increasing number of drug resistant bacteria, including: drug resistant bacteria due primarily to unnecessary and mis-applied use among humans and livestock, patients with hospitalizations for relatively minor reasons can suddenly face lifethreatening illness.

While many hospitals are implementing questionable flu vaccinations1 for their employees, many fewer have as rigorous solutions for nosocomial MDR infections.

Infectious DiseaseCases
C. Diff
Sickens more than a half million people each year and has a 17% mortality rate after one year2
228
MRSA
Causes life-threatening bloodstream infections, pneumonia and surgical site infections. Mortality rates may be as high as 20%3
32


Emergency Room Wait Time Ratings

Time until initial exam: 2h 52m

Non-critical cases where patient is discharged have total visit time of 3 hour and 54 minutes

Serious cases where patients are admitted have 4 hour and 36 minutes to be admitted, then an additional 2 hour and 33 minutes delay before leaving to their room.



Patient Ratings

While customer satisfaction surveys don't necessarily reflect the quality of care provided at the hospital, it can identify some areas that are important standards to maintain, such as managing pain and maintaining a sanitary environment.

Overall Rating: AVERAGE
Tampa General Hospital 4.55 out of 5 based on 25 ratings. 25 user reviews.


71% of patients rate the hospital excellent

Positive Patient Ratings

Some patients praise:
  • Nurses usually take time to communicate well
  • Doctors usually communicate well with patients

Negative Patient Ratings

  • Staff doesn't respond quickly when patients need help
  • Facilities are sometimes dirty




Footnotes:
1Questionable efficacy of flu vaccination
2C Diff Mortality Rate
3MRSA Mortality Rate



Tampa General Hospital Stories



Jul 31, 2022, 1:48 PM
Tampa General Hospital: "Took my husband jn at noon for gall bladder pains. He wasn’t seen until after 8:30 pm. Ridiculous!!!" - kathryn

Jul 14, 2022, 5:58 PM
Tampa General Hospital: "Normally Tampa General ER is fast. But not today (Jul 14, 2022). I've been waiting 6.5 hours and still not seen by a nurse or doctor, sitting in the waiting room. No one is going around offering water, I'm in pain and hard to move around. I haven't eaten today and almost no water." - Alex

Jul 18, 2021, 9:54 PM
Tampa General Hospital: "Coming in for a problem with heavy bleeding while pregnant and being given a 6hr and a half wait before ANYONE will see me is outrageous and ridiculous!!!" - Vivian

Jul 11, 2021, 10:58 AM
Tampa General Hospital: "The worse hospital in ER waiting room. More than 6 hours awaiting without seeing " - R.

Jun 22, 2021, 8:59 PM
Tampa General Hospital: "Have had to go multiple times recently. Wait times in the waiting room no matter your triage level is 10 to 15 hours. Then they don't want to help. My primary states "It is obvious they don't want to help." COVID risk is high. Waiting room is packed with people down the hall. One Friday night ER supervisor stated he was afraid people were going to begin dying out here. " - Deborah

Jun 15, 2021, 2:20 AM
Tampa General Hospital: "Well I’ve been waiting in the ER at TGH for 10 hours and haven’t been seen yet" - Walter

Jun 08, 2021, 9:51 AM
Tampa General Hospital: "Been here at TGH since 830-9pm and it’s 440am and still haven’t been seen yet this is ridiculous " - Kenneth

Jun 08, 2021, 4:40 AM
Tampa General Hospital: "Been here at TGH since 830-9pm and it’s 440am and still haven’t been seen yet this is ridiculous " - Kenneth

May 30, 2021, 12:30 PM
Tampa General Hospital: "I came to this hospital because my OB is only associated with this hospital and I am experiencing pains from my lower left abdominal to my leg and lower back and I’m pregnant. The paramedic that took my blood said it’s an average wait time of 3 hours. Never experience this pains before and I’m hurting. It’s people waiting in this waiting room as we speak and they look like they have been here for a very long time trying to get seem. TGH has to do better. I would hate to see how long it takes once I go into labor. " - Nikki

Apr 19, 2021, 8:28 AM
Tampa General Hospital: "Wife been here six hours" - Kenneth


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