Invention of the Year
Earlier this year, Bellese entered into an ongoing partnership with Code for Baltimore and the Baltimore City Health Department. Code for Baltimore is a local Brigade that is part of the larger Code for America organization. Today, we’re thrilled to hear that what we have built has been nominated for Technical.ly Baltimore’s 2020 Invention of the Year.
About the Project
Together through this partnership, we created two programs. The first is Bmore Responsive, which is a back-end API that powers the application. The second is Healthcare Roll Call, which is the front-end client to use the Bmore Responsive API. Healthcare Roll Call and Bmore Responsive together make up an open source customer relationship management (CRM) platform specifically designed to assist with crisis and emergency management.
You can read more about Healthcare Roll Call and Bmore Responsive in Technical.ly’s article Code for Baltimore’s keys for taking a civic tech tool from idea to innovation and see the other nominations on their website.
How to Vote
Voting is open to the public. There are several categories including Invention of the Year. We would really appreciate your support by voting for Healthcare Roll Call and Bmore responsive. You can cast your vote using this form.
The code for both Healthcare Roll Call (front-end) and Bmore Responsive (back-end) is open source and available on Github:
ABOUT BELLESE TECHNOLOGIES:
Founded in 2009, Bellese Technologies is a human-centered service design company in the Baltimore metro area. Bellese partners with health and human services clients in the public and private sectors. The firm leverages modern technology, human-centered design, and silo-busting collaboration to help its clients expand and accelerate the positive impact they have on society. Currently, Bellese works with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, supporting price transparency, Medicare payment system modernization, and quality of care initiatives.
Bellese holds the GSA IT 70 Schedule and two CMS agile blanket purchase agreements (BPA) — the Medicare Payment System Modernization (MPSM) BPA and the Agile Delivery to Execute Legislative Endeavors-Quality Related Initiatives (ADELE-QRI) BPA.
Bellese was recently recognized as a “Best Place to Work” by the Baltimore Sun for the second year in a row. Visit bellese.io/careers for more information on careers at Bellese.
Mark Adkins, Marketing Lead