Novarad honored at 2019 Utah Genius Awards

Updated: Feb 4

Medical imaging company recognized for ingenuity and economic contribution, among top 10 trademark holders in Utah State

SALT LAKE CITY—April 23, 2019—Novarad, a leader in the development of medical imaging software, was recognized at the 2019 Utah Genius Awards ceremony, which took place April 19 in Salt Lake City.

The Genius Awards program honors the top 20 Utah inventors, the top 20 Utah companies by patents, and the top 10 companies by trademark registrations earned throughout the previous year. Novarad placed seventh in the trademark registrations category with 12 registrations. Among the company’s most recently trademarked products are its mobile image management application, SnapView®, and its augmented reality system, OpenSight®. OpenSight received FDA clearance for pre-operative use in 2018.

“We at Novarad are honored to be recognized by the Utah Genius Awards program, and we’re honored to have our founder, Dr. Wendell Gibby, recognized for his innovation breakthroughs throughout the past year,” said Paul Jensen, Novarad president. “We place an enormous value on our innovative spirit, and we are committed to continuing this legacy. We’re especially excited about our augmented reality product, OpenSight, which is the only FDA-cleared Hololens solution for pre-operative surgical scenarios. We expect this will enable providers to create make great strides in patient care well into the future.”

According to the program’s website, the Genius Awards program was created in 2009 to honor those who were driving Utah’s creative economy. Rather than focusing only on the companies, however, the award also honors the people behind the innovations.

The OpenSight Augmented Reality System received FDA 510(k) clearance in 2018.

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About Novarad

Novarad enables healthcare providers to take control of their medical images through its full diagnostic suite. Ncompass Enterprise Imaging, along with user-configurable clinical workflow modules, gives facilities the solutions they need to accelerate the quality of care while assuring consistent and predictable costs. The innovative OpenSight augmented reality system overlays medical images directly onto the patient’s body in order to enable accurate registration for surgical planning. Novarad improves the practice of medicine by continually developing and refining our advanced imaging technologies to benefit providers and patients. Visit Novarad at for more information.

Media Contact

Kristi Alvarado, Media Relations Contact at Novarad | 801.642.1001 |

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