in Virginia, USA

Have the number of hospitals in Virginia increased or decreased?

We are counting Acute Care and Critical Access Hospitals. The number of hospitals has remained the same. 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 and other reported quality measures. Not all hospitals will receive a star rating.

Here is a breakdown of those CMS hospital ratings:

There are 2 more hospitals with a five star rating which is higher than the previous year in Virginia. What about hospitals with a four star ratings? The number of hospitals with a 4 star rating is higher than the previous year in Virginia.

And have the number of Virginia hospitals with 3 star ratings changed?

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

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