The Problem

The background

Many years ago, Alessandro’s father was diagnosed with Chronic Heart Failure, experiencing major problems with Body Water Over-Hydration because of the pathology.

The burden of re-hospitalizations

When Alessandro started his medical studies, he understood that patients with body water disorders were an Everyday challenge suffering from continuous re-hospitalization and poor quality of life.

A chronic epidemic

21 million is the number of heart failure patient and 31 million is the number of chronic kidney disease patients in Europe and USA.

The cost for the Health-care system

68 billion € is the annual cost of re-hospitalization worldwide for heart failure.


Our Solution

BOCAhealth is a portable device that connects to your smartphone over Bluetooth® and measures the body composition of a user in a matter of minutes.

Through an easy to use application, the patient and the medical doctor will be able to keep track of
Total Body Water (Intracellular and Extracellular), Fat Body Mass, Lean Body Mass
and to understand whether the patient needs a change in medication therapy or not.

How does BOCAhealth work?

Prototype & Product presentation

Our users

HEART FAILURE

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ELDERLY

...

KIDNEY DISEASE

...

MALNOURISHED

...

OUR GOALS 

1. IMPROVE PATIENTS‘ CARE AND QUALITY OF LIFE

2. IMPROVE PATIENTS SELF-EMPOWERMENT

3. REDUCE UNNECESSARY HOSPITALIZATIONS AND CUT ON SANITATION COSTS

4. HELP REDUCE THE BURDEN OF CHRONIC DISEASES IN THE DEVELOPED COUNTRIES

5. HELP REDUCE THE BURDEN OF ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY (AKI) IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES


Our Team

The demo photo

Alessandro Faragli

Alessandro Faragli

CEO, Medical Doctor, researcher in Cardiology at Charitè University in Berlin
The demo photo

Edoardo La Porta

Edoardo La Porta

CSO, Medical Doctor resident in Nephrology at Policlinico University in Pavia
The demo photo

Lorenzo Estienne

Lorenzo Estienne

CTO, Software Analyst and developer
The demo photo

Marco Mezzadra

Marco Mezzadra

Project Manager, Communication & Strategy Consultant
The demo photo

Davide Bianchi

Davide Bianchi

Electronic engineer and hardware developer
The demo photo

BOCAhealth


Our Partners

Partner
Partner

Our Mentor

Mentor

Accelerated By

Accelerated By
Accelerated By

Milestones

BOCAhealth won the digital category at Innovators Pitch 2017

BOCAhealth accelerated by Startup Bootcamp Digital Health in Berlin

BOCAhealth pitching at B. Braun\'s Demo Day

Contacts

VISIT US

WeWork Sony Center Kemperplatz 1, Mitte D, 10785 Berlin

CALL US

+49 17677292898

CONTACT US

Danziger Straße, 100, 10405 Berlin, Deutschland
info@boca-health.com

Headquarter

R&D