in Iowa, USA

What do the numbers of hospital in Iowa mean?

We are looking at Acute Care and Critical Access Hospitals. We are not counting Psychiatric Hospitals, Department of Defense or VA Hospitals. The number of hospitals is constant in Iowa at 116. Hospitals are rated by CMS on a scale of one to five, five being the highest rating. A hospitals rating can improve or decline over time based on patient surveys and other reported quality measures. Not all hospitals will have a star rating.

Take a closer look at those ratings:

There are 4 more hospitals with a five star rating in Iowa than the previous year. How about hospitals with a 4 star ratings improved? There are 5 more hospitals with a 4 star rating in Iowa than the previous year.

Anything new about the hospitals with a 3 star ratings? There are 10 fewer hospitals with a 3 star rating in Iowa than the previous year.

And the lower-rated hospitals are as follows:

There are 7 fewer hospitals with a two star rating in Iowa than the previous year. The number of hospitals with a one star rating has remained the same in Iowa.

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


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About Iowa

Iowa is a state in the Midwestern United States, bordered by the Mississippi River to the east and the Missouri River and Big Sioux River to the west. It is bordered by six states: Wisconsin to the northeast, Illinois to the east, Missouri to the south, Nebraska to the west, South Dakota to the northwest, and Minnesota to the north.

In colonial times, Iowa was a part of French Louisiana and Spanish Louisiana; its state flag is patterned after the flag of France. After the Louisiana Purchase, people laid the foundation for an agriculture-based economy in the heart of the Corn Belt.

In the latter half of the 20th century, Iowa's agricultural economy made the transition to a diversified economy of advanced manufacturing, processing, financial services, information technology, biotechnology, and green energy production. Iowa is the 26th most extensive in land area and the 30th most populous of the 50 U.S states. The state's capital, most populous city, and largest metropolitan area fully located within the state is Des Moines. A portion of the larger Omaha, Nebraska, metropolitan area extends into three counties of southwest Iowa. Iowa has been listed as one of the safest states in which to live.

Source: Wikipedia