in Vermont, USA

What do the numbers of hospital in Vermont mean?

We are only looking at 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 Vermont at 14. Hospitals are rated on a scale of 1 to 5, 5 being the highest rating. A hospitals rating can become better or worse based on patient surveys and other reported quality measures. Note that not all hospitals will have a star rating.

We have taken a closer look at those hospital ratings:

There is 1 more hospital with a five star rating than the previous year in Vermont. What are the numbers for 4 star ratings hospitals? 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 is constant.

And have the number of Vermont hospitals with rating of 1 or 2 changed?

The number of hospitals with a 2 star rating is constant in Vermont at 1. The number of hospitals with a 1 star rating is constant at 0.

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