Novarad CEO Dr. Wendell Gibby Honored as Gold Winner in the Annual 2018 CEO World Awards® Achievemen

SALT LAKE CITY—July 31, 2018—The CEO of Novarad Healthcare Enterprise Imaging, Dr. Wendell Gibby, has been announced as a winner in the prestigious CEO World Awards® in the Achievement of the Year Category. Gibby earned recognition for successfully carrying out the world’s first augmented reality assisted surgery with the company’s OpenSight® advanced visualization system. Winners were honored in San Francisco on Monday, July 30, 2018 during the annual SVUS Red Carpet Awards Ceremony Dinner in San Francisco attended by the finalists, winners, judges and industry peers.

The coveted annual CEO World Awards program encompasses the world’s best in leadership, innovation, organizational performance, new products and services, CEO excellence studies, corporate social responsibility, and milestones from every major industry in the world. Globally diverse organizations are eligible to submit nominations including public and private, for-profit and non-profit, largest to smallest and new start-ups. More than 80 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated and their scores determined the 2018 award winners.

“It’s an honor to be named a winner for these achievements. It’s a testament to Novarad’s commitment to solving healthcare problems both now and in the future,” said Gibby. “The ability to used mixed reality where we can merge imaging data with live views of the actual patient is a revolutionary concept that will have a major impact on training, preoperative analysis and intraoperative care.”

The OpenSight software has proven beneficial in overcoming certain obstacles with surgical operations, and has the potential to improve accuracy, increase operational efficiency and to decrease mistakes in surgeries.

A short video of the OpenSight augmented reality surgery is available HERE. To learn more about the operation or to obtain more information on Novarad’s OpenSight, please visit our website, www.novarad.net, or follow us on Twitter, @NovaradCorp.

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About Novarad

For over 20 years, Novarad has enabled healthcare providers to solve their imaging problems through its full diagnostic suite. Today, Novarad’s specialized enterprise imaging and workflow solutions continue to improve upon industry standards and empower healthcare providers everywhere to solve problems. Through customizable workflow and imaging solutions, Novarad encompasses medical imaging needs. Visit Novarad at www.novarad.net for more information.

About the CEO World Awards

CEO World Awards are an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring CEOs and organizations of all types and sizes in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America. The Annual CEO World Awards is part of the SVUS Awards® recognition program from Silicon Valley in the United States of America which also includes other programs such as Consumer World Awards, Customer Sales and Service World Awards, Golden Bridge Awards, Globee Fastest Growing Private Companies Awards, Info Security PG’s Global Excellence Awards, Network Products Guide’s IT World Awards, Pillar World Awards, PR World Awards, and Women World Awards. Learn more about the CEO World Awards at www.ceoworldawards.com.

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Kristi Alvarado, Media Relations Contact at Novarad | 801.642.1001 | kristi.alvarado@novarad.net

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