PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA – May 6, 2010 — Therapy Source, Inc., a national therapy staffing firm, was honored to be designated as one of fourteen finalists in the second annual Innovation Tournament. The Innovation Tournament was 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.
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 their homes. Educational and healthcare clients benefit from greater therapist availability and lower cost of services.
The Innovation Tournament consisted of three phases and generated 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, Speech-Language Pathologist and TheraWeb® Manager, added, “Therapy services provided via TheraWeb® are clinically shown to increase students’ goal. Our educational clients and therapists are witnessing a hike in students’ progress with high efficiency and cost-effectiveness.”