in Virginia, USA

Have the number of hospitals in Virginia increased or decreased?

We are only looking at Acute Care and Critical Access Hospitals. The number of hospitals has remained the same in Virginia. Hospitals are rated 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. Beware that not all hospitals have a star rating.

Here is a breakdown of those CMS hospital ratings:

There are 2 more hospitals with a 5 star rating in Virginia than the previous year. Have the number of hospitals with four star ratings changed? There are 5 more hospitals with a four star rating in Virginia than the previous year.

Have the number of hospitals with 3 star ratings improved or declined? There is 1 more hospital with a three star rating in Virginia than the previous year.

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

There are 5 fewer hospitals with a 2 star rating which is lower than the previous year in Virginia. There are 2 fewer hospitals with a one star rating which is lower than the previous year in Virginia.

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