April 10, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to spread at an alarming speed, health systems are facing a wide range of challenges—ranging from operating over their capacity, to a lack of personal protective equipment. To address these issues, the healthcare industry is working tirelessly to innovate at a rapid speed and provide solutions for these problems. One benefit of our exclusive focus on healthcare is that Aria really has a front row seat to some of the innovations and leadership coming from our clients to help the industry tackle this disease.

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April 3, 2020

As we tread uncharted waters amid the coronavirus outbreak, many of us are all dealing with very serious anxieties related to infection risk, a continued economic downturn, and more. To make things more complex, we are largely cutting ourselves off from most in-person human contact.

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March 17, 2020

It has been a crazy few weeks, to say the least. Every day we here at Aria try to acclimate to the new normal, whether that means quickly working to schedule virtual media and analyst briefings for our clients in the wake of the HIMSS20 cancellation, or trying to figure out how to stay productive amid a global pandemic. As a marketing and public relations firm, we are lucky that most of our work can be done virtually, which is crucial since our healthcare IT clients are going to be relying on us even more now. Conference cancelations limit the opportunities our clients have to share their thought leadership and engage in industry dialogue, so they are looking to our agency to help them find alternative channels and outlets to do so.

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March 10, 2020

Anniversaries are a big deal at Aria. We know that working at a PR agency can be challenging and we pride ourselves on offering our staff an awesome work environment and great perks that makes them want to stick around for years. Regardless of whether it is your one year anniversary or your 15 year anniversary, we celebrate our employees – and our anniversary awards program is just one of the many ways we do so!

 

We’ve had a slew of anniversaries over the last few months (including my own!) as we’ve retained 93% our staff in 2019, so we thought this would be the perfect time to shine a light on some of the anniversary rewards our employees have selected recently.

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February 26, 2020

I feel like I am really aging myself here, but by my calculation this year will mark my 13th trip to HIMSS, the healthcare IT version of the Oscars. Everyone right now is blogging and tweeting their predictions for HIMSS 2020 (hello ONC Information Blocking Rule!), but I decided to mix it up a little and instead write about the top three worst experiences I have had at the annual ‘who’s who’ of HIT.

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