in Virginia, USA

What do the numbers of hospital in Virginia mean?

We are counting Acute Care and Critical Access Hospitals. We are not counting Psychiatric Hospitals, Department of Defense or VA Hospitals. The number of hospitals is constant in Virginia. Hospitals are rated on a scale of one to five, five being the highest rating. A hospitals rating can improve or decline over time based on patient surveys and other reported quality measures. Not all hospitals have a star rating.

Take a closer look at those CMS ratings:

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

And how about hospitals in Virginia with a 3 star rating?

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