Hospitals should get ready for a reversal of fortune when it comes to liability claims, according to a broker report.

Although claims against hospitals declined for a good part of the last decade, a new analysis from Aon Risk Solutions concludes that the frequency of claims against hospitals is on the way up.

“Keep an eye on your own data; look at your benchmarks,” advised Erik Johnson, leader of Aon’s health care practice and author of the analysis, “Hospital Professional Liability and Physician Liability Benchmark Analysis.”

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