in Vermont, USA

What do the numbers of hospital in Vermont mean?

We are only looking at Acute Care and Critical Access Hospitals. The number of hospitals has remained the same at 14. 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 over time based on patient surveys as well as reported quality measures. Note that not all hospitals have a star rating.

Take a closer look at those CMS ratings:

There is one more hospital with a five star rating than the previous year in Vermont. How about hospitals with a 4 star ratings? There is 1 less hospital with a 4 star rating in Vermont than the previous year.

And how about three star rated hospitals in Vermont? The number of hospitals with a three star rating has remained the same in Vermont.

And the numbers for lower-rated hospitals are as follows:

The number of hospitals with a two star rating has remained the same. The number of hospitals with a one star rating has remained the same in Vermont at 0.

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

About Vermont

Vermont is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States. It borders the U.S. states of Massachusetts to the south, New Hampshire to the east, New York to the west, and the Canadian province of Quebec to the north. Vermont is the second-smallest by population and the sixth-smallest by area of the 50 U.S. states. The state capital is Montpelier, the least populous state capital in the United States. The most populous city, Burlington, is the least populous city to be the most populous city in a state. As of 2019, Vermont was the leading producer of maple syrup in the United States. In crime statistics, it was ranked since 2016 as the safest state in the country.

Source: Wikipedia