April 18, 2019

Springtime is finally here in Boston, and along with it came some rain, the promise of summer, and our new intern, Sean Chase. We welcomed Sean to the Aria team for the spring semester, and we are happy to announce he has decided to stay for the summer. I sat down with Sean to learn a bit more about him, and in order to get all the details, I decided to ask him the five W’s (and one H) – who, what, when, where, why, and how? Read on to learn more!

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April 11, 2019

By Kelsey Pearse

While podcasts have been around for more than a decade, with the emergence of smartphones, streaming services and virtual home assistants (aka Amazon, Alexa), podcasts have only recently become part of our daily routine. In fact, Apple downloads surpassed 50 billion last year alone!

 

With over half a million podcasts available in close to 100 languages, this genre of social media is growing daily. I took a step back to figure out what all the hype is about and came up with the following three takeaways:

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April 4, 2019

By Sean Chase

March was an exciting and productive month for Aria, as we celebrated multiple employee birthdays, anniversaries, the beginning of spring, and our March Madness tournament, Aria Madness! Our celebrations continue as we reflect back on our notable client wins throughout the month of March:

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March 29, 2019

As a PR agency that specializes in healthcare, we rely on Twitter as a way to stay up to speed on all of the breaking news and policy changes that occur on an hourly basis in today’s 24/7 media world. More than that, Twitter is also a way for us to show our personality, engage with other industry experts, debate a hot topic, or take ourselves a little less seriously. Whether you are looking for a way to stay up to date on the latest news in healthcare IT or looking for a little entertainment, here are some of the Aria team’s favorite Twitter accounts:

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March 22, 2019

If there’s one thing my colleagues at Aria know about me, it’s that I love tea.

 

At Aria, I bring in a “tea of the week” to share the power of tea. Each tea has a story and strikes a different, unique chord. It warms the soul and evokes many of my fondest memories.

 

This week, I brought in Moroccan Mint tea, a special one for me because of my Tunisian heritage.  Having lived our lives mostly in France and the U.S., my sister and I had trouble connecting with our Muslim family. Drinking traditional sweet mint tea and looking out over the shore together was our way of overcoming that cultural and language barrier. The tea still reminds me of the Mediterranean breeze and the taste of the sickly-sweet Tunisian candies our aunts pushed into our hands.

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