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At ThriveFuel Marketing, we understand that the healthcare industry is evolving at a rapid pace, and so is the need for freestanding emergency rooms (ERs) and urgent care centers. With our specialized expertise in healthcare marketing, we are here to help your facility stand out in a crowded market, attract patients, and achieve remarkable success.

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Why Choose ThriveFuel Marketing?

Unparalleled Healthcare Experience

We have years of experience working with freestanding ERs and urgent care center clients. This industry focus allows us to deeply understand your unique challenges, target audience, and marketing requirements.

Customized Marketing Solutions

We believe that one size does not fit all. We tailor our marketing strategies to align with your specific goals, whether it’s increasing patient volume, improving brand recognition, or launching a new facility.

Comprehensive Marketing Services

From initial strategy development to execution and ongoing optimization, we provide a full suite of marketing services. Our team consists of talented professionals in branding, digital marketing, social media management, content creation, search engine optimization (SEO), pay-per-click (PPC) advertising, and more.

Data-Driven Approach

We believe in making informed decisions based on data. By analyzing key performance indicators, conducting market research, and leveraging advanced analytics tools, we ensure that our strategies are optimized for maximum impact and ROI.

Our Services:

Branding and Identity

We help you develop a strong brand identity that resonates with your target audience, setting you apart from the competition. From logo design to brand messaging, we ensure consistency across all touchpoints. Website Development: Your website serves as a vital digital storefront. Our skilled web developers create user-friendly, responsive websites that highlight your services, provide valuable information to patients, and drive conversions.

Digital Marketing

Our digital marketing strategies encompass various channels, including search engine marketing, social media advertising, email marketing, and content marketing. We help you engage with your audience effectively and generate qualified leads.

SEO and Local Search Optimization

We optimize your online presence to improve search engine rankings, increase organic traffic, and ensure that your freestanding ER or urgent care center appears prominently in local search results.

PPC Advertising

We create targeted PPC campaigns that reach potential patients actively searching for emergency care or urgent medical attention. Our strategies maximize ad visibility while minimizing costs, helping you capture relevant leads.

Social Media Management

We leverage the power of social media platforms to build brand awareness, engage with your community, share valuable content, and foster patient loyalty.

Content Creation

Our team of talented writers and designers create compelling content, including blog articles, infographics, videos, and educational resources. We establish your facility as a trusted authority in emergency medicine and urgent care.

Reputation Management

Maintaining a positive online reputation is crucial for attracting new patients. We help you manage and respond to online reviews, monitor your brand mentions, and implement strategies to enhance patient satisfaction.

Partner with ThriveFuel Marketing

Are you ready to unlock your freestanding ER or urgent care center’s true potential? Let ThriveFuel Marketing be your strategic partner in achieving marketing success. Contact us today to schedule a consultation with our experts and discover how we can propel your facility to new heights.

Remember, at ThriveFuel Marketing, we’re not just marketers—we’re healthcare marketing specialists dedicated to your success.


Emily Weatherly

With over 20 years in healthcare marketing, specifically in the area of rural hospitals as well as marketing for a 160+ bed facility, Emily brings a wealth of experience and proven strategies to drive growth and promote positive patient outcomes. Through her years of experience leading marketing departments for the hospitals, as well as working at agencies providing advertising and marketing strategic plans to healthcare institutions, she developed a deep understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities that exist within this complex and ever-evolving field.

During her most recent stint working at a rural hospital, she led the development and execution of comprehensive marketing campaigns, leveraged digital and traditional channels to increase brand awareness and drive patient engagement. She led crisis communication efforts for the hospital and the city as a whole during COVID, organized vaccine clinics which saw volumes of 400 – 600 daily in a town of 8,000. 

Emily conducted market research and analysis to identify emerging trends and competitive positioning opportunities, enabling the rural hospital to stay ahead of the curve. She launched a renovated ER, a new urgent care center, robotic surgery and telemedicine service lines during her time at the rural hospital, all while managing the company’s online presence, including website content, social media platforms, and digital advertising campaigns.

She implemented several successful lead generation campaigns that resulted in significant increases in patient referrals and patient volumes. 

She also has led in the planning and execution of healthcare events, including a fashion show for breast cancer awareness, luncheons for area seniors, telemedicine presentations to introduce the cutting edge service to the community, open house events to launch the renovated ER, etc. All events were aimed at promoting brand visibility and generating leads. Emily monitored key performance metrics and provided regular reports to senior management, highlighting campaign effectiveness and areas for improvement.

Given her experience as well as passion for healthcare, put her experience to work for your ER or Urgent Care Center and get results. Your investment will not be wasted – dollars will be properly allocated to the channels that deliver immediate results.


Shannon Ellisor

Meet Shannon Ellisor, the Vertical Accounts Director at ThriveFuel Marketing, a prominent agency that provides specialized marketing for medical professionals. Shannon’s passion for driving success and her deep understanding of the healthcare industry make her an invaluable asset in elevating medical brands through comprehensive digital strategies, cohesive content and ad development, and data-driven reporting.

Shannon is a visionary leader with a keen eye for marketing trends and a dedication to excellence. Her commitment to delivering results and fostering growth has earned her a reputation as a valued consultant in the industry.

Shannon brings a unique perspective to her role in marketing for healthcare professionals with her experience in devising digital strategies that have a tangible impact, bringing her clients new patients through various channels like streaming TV, social media, search engine optimization, email marketing, and more.

Recognizing the importance of brand cohesion, Shannon collaborates closely with the creative team at ThriveFuel Marketing to develop compelling campaigns that resonate with prospective patients across all platforms.

Shannon’s approach is anchored in data-driven reporting, providing comprehensive insights into Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). By empowering medical practices to make informed decisions, she ensures that their marketing efforts are optimized for maximum impact and success.

With her marketing expertise and insights, Shannon is the ideal partner for any medical professional seeking to enhance their brand presence and achieve remarkable results. Connect with Shannon today and witness the power of innovative marketing solutions that connect the medical world and elevate your practice to new heights.