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Nebraska hospitals - A closer look

We are counting Acute Care and Critical Access Hospitals. We are not counting Psychiatric Hospitals, Department of Defense or VA Hospitals. The number of hospitals has remained the same in Nebraska. 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 as well as reported quality measures. Beware that not all hospitals have a star rating.

Here is a breakdown of those hospital ratings:

There are 3 more hospitals with a five star rating which is higher than the previous year in Nebraska. What about hospitals with a 4 star ratings improved? The number of hospitals with a four star rating is lower than the previous year in Nebraska.

And have the number of Nebraska hospitals with three star ratings changed?

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

About Nebraska

Nebraska is a state that lies in both the Great Plains and the Midwestern United States. It is bordered by South Dakota to the north; Iowa to the east and Missouri to the southeast, both across the Missouri River; Kansas to the south; Colorado to the southwest; and Wyoming to the west. It is the only triply landlocked U.S. state.

Nebraska's area is just over 77,220 square miles (200,000 km2) with a population of almost 1.9 million people. Its state capital is Lincoln, and its largest city is Omaha, which is on the Missouri River.

Indigenous peoples, including Omaha, Missouria, Ponca, Pawnee, Otoe, and various branches of the Lakota (Sioux) tribes, lived in the region for thousands of years before European exploration. The state is crossed by many historic trails, including that of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

Nebraska was admitted as the 37th state of the United States in 1867. It is the only state in the United States whose legislature is unicameral and officially nonpartisan.

Nebraska is composed of two major land regions: the Dissected Till Plains and the Great Plains. The Dissected Till Plains region consist of gently rolling hills and contains the state's largest cities, Omaha and Lincoln. The Great Plains region, occupying most of western Nebraska, is characterized by treeless prairie, suitable for cattle-grazing.

Source: Wikipedia