in Alabama, USA

Evaluating the Alabama hospitals - By the numbers

We are counting Acute Care and Critical Access Hospitals. There is 1 less hospital than the previous year in Alabama. Hospitals are rated by CMS on a scale of one to five, five being the highest rating. A hospitals rating can become better or worse over time based on patient surveys as well as reported quality measures. Beware that not all hospitals have a star rating.

Take a closer look at those CMS ratings:

There is one more hospital with a five star rating in Alabama than the previous year. What are the numbers for four star ratings hospitals? The number of hospitals with a 4 star rating is higher than the previous year in Alabama.

Anything new about the hospitals with a three star ratings?

The directory of Hospitals of the States and Territories was last updated 1/30/2020.

About Alabama

Alabama is a state in the southeastern region of the United States. It is bordered by Tennessee to the north, Georgia to the east, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south, and Mississippi to the west. Alabama is the 30th largest by area and the 24th-most populous of the U.S. states. With a total of 1,500 miles (2,400 km) of inland waterways, Alabama has among the most of any state.

Alabama is nicknamed the Yellowhammer State, after the state bird. Alabama is also known as the 'Heart of Dixie' and the 'Cotton State'. The state tree is the longleaf pine, and the state flower is the camellia. Alabama's capital is Montgomery. The largest city by population is Birmingham, which has long been the most industrialized city; the largest city by land area is Huntsville. The oldest city is Mobile, founded by French colonists in 1702 as the capital of French Louisiana.

Source: Wikipedia