Advocates is one of the largest service providers in Massachusetts offering quality human services and health care alternatives. Individuals and families affected by psychiatric illness, chemical dependency and developmental disabilities rely on Advocates for professional assessment and intervention. Advocates provides a continuum of mental health and substance abuse services throughout the Boston MetroWest area.
Advocates manages over 100 group residences, respite services and supported housing, serving close to 800 consumers. Their outpatient mental health and substance abuse clinics and Psychiatric Emergency Service provides more than 25,000 visits annually to individuals and families.
Advocates recognizes that while they have a written computer usage policy signed by all employees, they are not managing actual computer usage to the policy. The exposure was tremendous including legal and litigation costs, reduced productivity, and storage constraints along with a negative impact on their reputation.
PixAlert Enterprise is comprised of two effective image detection applications – PixAlert Monitor and PixAlert Auditor. Advocates found PixAlert Enterprise an easy to install solution that provides an effective means to prevent potential huge financial liability by identifying inappropriate and/or illegal images on their company IT network. The PixAlert Enterprise solution made it easy for both management and employees to focus on the job at hand and reduce the instances of spending time on inappropriate behavior.