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Patient impact
Our customers and their patients are at the heart of everything we do. The real-life impact of the technology we create inspires our dedication to improving patient outcomes. 

What it’s like being a caregiver to a loved one with Alzheimer’s

Patty’s story

The Alzheimer’s Association estimates that 6.5 million Americans aged 65 and older are living with Alzheimer’s in 2022.1 Patty is one of them, and her husband Steve shares how he cares for her at home.


  1. Alzheimer’s Association. ‘Facts and figures.’ Accessed 25 October 2021.
His family saved his life
Esley’s sudden cardiac arrest story

Even though most sudden cardiac arrests occur at home, owning a home AED is extremely uncommon. Watch how each of Esley’s family members played a role in saving his life with the help of an AED they keep in their kitchen pantry.

"If it wasn’t for that AED, I don’t know if I would mentally be here."
- Esley Thorton

More stories

Focusing on her mobility
Janet's vertebral compression fracture story

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Fueling her softball career with the help of sports medicine technology

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Springing into action
Andy's suddent cardiac arrest story

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Game-changing innovations
Jeff’s total shoulder replacement story

Learn more about Blueprint 3D Planning Software

Patient education

For more information, please visit the sites below.

Access information on orthopaedic health and joint replacement. Find a surgeon who can help their patients return to the activities of daily living.

A site dedicated to helping patients learn about Stryker’s early, minimally invasive solutions that may relieve chronic back pain and help patients get back to their active lives as quickly as possible.

Stryker Endoscopy's first ever patient facing website, designed for education around the benefits of Single Portal Arthroscopy. Connect patients and surgeons with "find a physician" capabilities.