in MississippI, USA

MississippI hospitals - A closer look

We are counting Acute Care and Critical Access Hospitals. The number of hospitals has remained the same. Hospitals are rated on a scale of 1 to 5, 5 being the highest rating. A hospitals rating can improve or decline 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 are 2 more hospitals with a 5 star rating in MississippI than the previous year. How about hospitals with a 4 star ratings? The number of hospitals with a four star rating is higher than the previous year in MississippI.

Have the number of hospitals with three star ratings improved or declined? The number of hospitals with a 3 star rating is lower than the previous year in MississippI.

The lower-rated hositals in MississippIhave the following numbers:

There are 8 fewer hospitals with a two star rating in MississippI than the previous year. There are 2 more hospitals with a two star rating in MississippI than the previous year.

About Mississippi

Mississippi is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. Mississippi is the 32nd largest and 34th-most populous of the 50 United States. Mississippi is bordered to the north by Tennessee, to the east by Alabama, to the south by the Gulf of Mexico, to the southwest by Louisiana, and to the northwest by Arkansas. Mississippi's western boundary is largely defined by the Mississippi River. Jackson is both the state's capital and largest city. Greater Jackson, with an estimated population of 580,166 in 2018, is the most populous metropolitan area in Mississippi and the 95th-most populous in the United States.

On December 10, 1817, Mississippi became the 20th state admitted to the Union. By 1860, Mississippi was the nation's top cotton producing state and enslaved persons accounted for 55% of the state population. Mississippi declared its secession from the Union on March 23, 1861, and was one of the seven original Confederate States. Following the Civil War, it was restored to the Union on February 23, 1870. Until the Great Migration of the 1930s, African Americans were a majority of Mississippi's population. Mississippi was the site of many prominent events during the American Civil Rights movement, including the 1962 Ole Miss riots, the 1963 assassination of Medgar Evers, and the 1964 Freedom Summer murders. Mississippi frequently ranks low among states in measures of health, education, poverty, and development. In 2010, 37.3% of Mississippi's population was African American, the highest percentage for any state.

Mississippi is almost entirely within the Gulf coastal plain, and generally consists of lowland plains and low hills. The northwest remainder of the state consists of the Mississippi Delta, a section of the Mississippi Alluvial Plain. Mississippi's highest point is Woodall Mountain at 807 feet (246 m) above sea level adjacent to the Cumberland Plateau; the lowest is the Gulf of Mexico. Mississippi has a humid subtropical climate classification.

Source: Wikipedia