Therapy services provided via TheraWeb is clinically shown to increase students’ goal achievement. Our educational clients and therapists are witnessing a hike in students’ progress, with high efficiency and cost effectiveness.”
Plymouth Meeting, PA (PRWEB) May 10, 2011
Therapy Source, Inc., a national therapy staffing firm, was honored to be designated as one of 14 finalists in the second annual Innovation Tournament, sponsored by Wipro Technologies, a leading information technology, consulting and outsourcing company, and Knowledge@Wharton, the online business research and analysis journal of the prestigious Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. TheraWeb, a telepractice solution that enables remote therapy sessions, was selected as one of the top innovations from around the globe to compete in the final event.
TheraWeb provides online, real-time therapy services using state-of-the-art web, audio and video conferencing technologies. With TheraWeb, students and patients worldwide can participate in scheduled treatment sessions from the comfort of home. Educational and healthcare clients benefit from greater therapist availability and lower cost of services.
“TheraWeb is a special innovation,” said David Rubinstein, Managing Director of Therapy Source.. He added, “It provides any child in need, no matter where they are, speech or occupational therapy services to help improve their lives, strengthen their scholastic aptitude and perhaps aspire to compete globally.” On April 27, 2011, Mr. Rubinstein presented TheraWeb at the Wharton School before a panel of judges, including Wharton professors, Wipro and Knowledge@Wharton staff, and executives from BP, Credit Suisse and State Street Corporation.
The Innovation Tournament consisted of three phases, generating more than 160 submissions from six continents. During the semifinals, web-based videos were judged and selected for the finals based on novelty, feasibility, track record and overall potential.
Stacey Cartagenova, president of Therapy Source, said, "TheraWeb is evolving quickly as the new face of therapy for speech language pathologists, occupational therapists and other therapy professionals. Therapy Source is honored to receive recognition from Wharton and Wipro for such an important innovation."
A pioneer of telepractice in the United States, Jacqueline Taylor, SLP and TheraWeb Manager, added, “Therapy services provided viaTheraWeb is clinically shown to increase students’ goal achievement. Our educational clients and therapists are witnessing a hike in students’ progress, with high efficiency and cost effectiveness.”
About Therapy Source, Inc.
Therapy Source, a premier therapy staffing provider, offers highly qualified speech, occupational, physical, psychological and related therapy services to educational and healthcare organizations. For more information on Therapy Source, visit http://www.txsource.net or call toll free at 866-783-5301.
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About The Wharton School
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania— founded in 1881 as the first collegiate business school — is recognized globally for intellectual leadership and ongoing innovation across every major discipline of business education. The most comprehensive source of business knowledge in the world, Wharton bridges research and practice through its broad engagement with the global business community. The School has more than 4,800 undergraduate, MBA, executive MBA, and doctoral students; more than 9,000 annual participants in executive education programs; and an alumni network of 86,000 graduates.
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