in Utah, USA

What do the numbers of hospital in Utah mean?

We are looking at Acute Care and Critical Access Hospitals. We are not inlcuding Psychiatric Hospitals, Department of Defense or VA Hospitals. The number of hospitals has remained the same in Utah. 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 based on patient surveys as well as reported quality measures. Not all hospitals will have a star rating.

Take a closer look at those ratings:

There are 5 more hospitals with a 5 star rating in Utah than the previous year. Have the number of hospitals with four star ratings changed? There are 5 fewer hospitals with a four4 star rating which is lower than the previous year in Utah.

And how about three star rated hospitals? The number of hospitals with a 3 star rating is lower than the previous year in Utah.

Have the lower-rated hospitals in Utah changed?

There is one less hospital with a 2 star rating in Utah than the previous year. The number of hospitals with a 1 star rating is constant at 0.

The directory of Hospitals of the States and Territories was last updated 1/29/2020.

About Utah

Utah is a state in the western United States. It became the 45th state admitted to the U.S. on January 4, 1896. Utah is the 13th-largest by area, 30th-most-populous, and 11th-least-densely populated of the 50 United States. Utah has a population of more than 3 million according to the Census estimate for July 1, 2016. Urban development is mostly concentrated in two areas: the Wasatch Front in the north-central part of the state, which contains approximately 2.5 million people; and Washington County in Southern Utah, with over 160,000 residents. Utah is bordered by Colorado to the east, Wyoming to the northeast, Idaho to the north, Arizona to the south, and Nevada to the west. It also touches a corner of New Mexico in the southeast.

Source: Wikipedia