in South Carolina, USA

Have the number of hospitals in South Carolina increased or decreased compared to the previous year?

We are counting Acute Care and Critical Access Hospitals. There are 2 fewer hospitals in South Carolina than the previous year. Hospitals are rated 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 have a star rating.

Take a closer look at those ratings:

There are 2 more hospitals with a 5 star rating which is higher than the previous year in South Carolina. How about hospitals with a four star ratings improved? The number of hospitals with a four star rating has remained the same in South Carolina.

And how about 3 star rated hospitals?

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

About South Carolina

South Carolina is a state in the Southeastern United States and the easternmost of the Deep South. It is bordered to the north by North Carolina, to the southeast by the Atlantic Ocean, and to the southwest by Georgia across the Savannah River.

South Carolina became the eighth state to ratify the U.S. Constitution on May 23, 1788. South Carolina became the first state to vote in favor of secession from the Union on December 20, 1860. After the American Civil War, it was readmitted into the United States on June 25, 1868.

South Carolina is the 40th most extensive and 23rd most populous U.S. state. Its GDP as of 2013 was $183.6 billion, with an annual growth rate of 3.13%. South Carolina is composed of 46 counties. The capital is Columbia with a 2017 population of 133,114; while its largest city is Charleston with a 2017 population of 134,875. The Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin metropolitan area is the largest in the state, with a 2017 population estimate of 895,923.

South Carolina is named in honor of King Charles I of England, who first formed the English colony, with Carolus being Latin for "Charles".

Source: Wikipedia