DAN AUGER: DePuy is the oldest orthopaedic company.
TOM CAMINO: It was started by a gentleman named Revra DePuy in 1895, and 116 years later, we’re one of the leaders in orthopaedic products.
VENKAT: It’s got a history of caring for patients and working with all patients, and it’s that culture that has actually seeped into everybody who works here.
TITLE: Over 115 years of innovating for patients.
TOM CAMINO: Many years ago these devices were developed and they essentially were to eliminate pain. We fast forward now to the present day and what we’re finding is, it’s less about just eliminating pain and it’s more about the activities of daily living.
ANDY JACOBS: Patient demographics are changing. Patient populations are changing. They’ve spent their whole life being active. They want to keep up with their kids and their grandkids. They don’t want to slow down.
NADINE MCFARREN: We need to help make sure we design instruments and implants that can really meet their lifestyle needs. That’s the excitement of engineering, is you’re constantly are looking for new things, constantly evolving and looking for new challenges and ways to actually help people.
DARREN DEFFENBAUGH: We believe in our products. We believe in what we make and what we design.And, I’m never happy with the status quo.
TOM CAMINO: I want to leave the world in a better place than it was when I entered this world. And so, one of the ways that I can do that is designing these devices that help patients. We have to continue to raise the bar. And that’s why I get up in the morning. I like doing that. I like making life better for people. And that, that’s what we do.