in Virginia, USA

Virginia hospitals - A closer look

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 is constant in Virginia at 81. Hospitals are rated on a scale of one to five, five being the highest rating. A hospitals rating can improve or decline based on patient surveys and other reported quality measures. Not all hospitals will have a star rating.

Here is a breakdown of those CMS hospital ratings:

The number of hospitals with a 5 star rating is higher than the previous year in Virginia. How about hospitals with a 4 star ratings? There are 5 more hospitals with a 4 star rating in Virginia than the previous year.

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

And have the number of Virginia hospitals with rating of two or one changed?

There number of hospitals with a 2 star rating in Virginia has declined by 5. There are 2 fewer hospitals with a 1 star rating which is lower than the previous year in Virginia.

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

About Virginia

Virginia, officially the Commonwealth of Virginia, is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains. The geography and climate of the Commonwealth are shaped by the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Chesapeake Bay, which provide habitat for much of its flora and fauna. The capital of the Commonwealth is Richmond; Virginia Beach is the most populous city, and Fairfax County is the most populous political subdivision. The Commonwealth's estimated population as of 2018 is over 8.5 million.

Source: Wikipedia