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Tristar Skyline Medical Center Ratings

Nashville, TN 37207
Phone: (615) 769-2000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Emergency Services: YES

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

Quality of Care - Mortality Rate

How well does Tristar Skyline Medical Center save lives? 1% better than the national average, based on the overall mortality rate for critical illnesses.
Mortality Rate
Heart Attack15%
Heart Failure11%

Infectious Disease at Tristar Skyline Medical Center

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
Causes life-threatening bloodstream infections, pneumonia and surgical site infections. Mortality rates may be as high as 20%3

Emergency Room Wait Time Ratings

Time until initial exam: 0h 17m

Non-critical cases where patient is discharged have total visit time of 2 hour and 6 minutes

Serious cases where patients are admitted have 2 hour and 27 minutes to be admitted, then an additional 1 hour and 13 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
Tristar Skyline Medical Center 4.6 out of 5 based on 33 ratings. 33 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
  • Pain was usually controlled for patients
  • Rooms and facilities are usually clean

Negative Patient Ratings

  • Staff doesn't respond quickly when patients need help

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

Tristar Skyline Medical Center Stories

Apr 01, 2023, 3:00 PM
Tristar Skyline Medical Center: "Great hospital but cafeteria could use improvement.. not much of food selection black lady very rude because I was on wrong side of food table some hospital staff in cafeteria laughed at me I will never go back
- John

Oct 21, 2022, 2:21 AM
Tristar Skyline Medical Center: "The wait time at Skyline is over 5 hours and counting. The staff will not tell you what is going on. You are triaged and checked in within 15 minutes but to see a doctor is ridiculous. " - Jennifer

Jan 26, 2022, 9:33 PM
Tristar Skyline Medical Center: "Came in with difficulty breathing. Staff put me in the lobby leaving me struggling to breathe. Unable to move without going into asthma attack. Staff left me sitting in the cold waiting room and told me to put my head undera blanket so I don't breathe in the cold air. I already can't breathe but they told me to cover my head with a blanket. Where the hell did these people get their medical license? Don't come here. They will let you die in the l9bby. " - Cynthia

Sep 11, 2020, 8:52 PM
Tristar Skyline Medical Center: "Over 3 hour wait at Skyline " - Rose

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