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Our 5 most common errors

By | 2018-02-27T10:56:57+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Categories: Spinnaker Tips|

These are the 5 most common errors reported by users of Spinnaker. They account for over 80% of errors. If you get one of these also read my post on tips for when things go wrong Unable to connect to server The connection to the server has timed out while attempting to connect to your database. Possible [...]

Tips for when things go wrong

By | 2018-02-27T11:01:37+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Categories: Spinnaker Tips|

We try really hard to provide a smooth, "always on" experience with Spinnaker.... but occasionally something goes wrong. When it does here's what you can do to speed up the troubleshooting process. Check other websites e.g. the Sydney Morning Herald, are available. If you cannot access other websites you have a connection problem on your computer. [...]

Taking a screenshot

By | 2018-02-26T16:21:44+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Categories: Spinnaker Tips|

Take a screenshot A picture of your screen is the quickest way to describe your error message. Heres 4 different ways to capture a screenshot in Windows 10. Windows Snipping Tool The Windows' built-in screenshot tool, the Snipping Tool, can be found in Start > All Programs > Windows Accessories > Snipping Tool. The [...]

Email only users

By | 2018-01-31T16:52:56+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Regional "Email only" user invite Email notifications come as standard in Spinnaker. Much as we all hate to receive unwanted emails there are always emails or notifications that we welcome; so we make those notifications configurable and specific for each project. Each user has their own specific email profile, or they use the default [...]

Encrypted DOB & Initials

By | 2018-01-31T16:52:56+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Categories: New to Spinnaker|

As part of improving privacy for patients in clinical trials, we now encrypt all patient initials and date of birth details, by default. These details are visible to approved user groups when the patient record is edited but otherwise they are not shown. Patient Summary Page   Edit patient details [...]

Choose which hospital to work from today

By | 2018-01-31T16:52:56+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Categories: New to Spinnaker|

If you work at more than one hospital and both are participating in the same clinical trial,  Spinnaker now lets you choose which hospital you want to work from when you sign in. All your details will remain associated with the hospital your project manager originally set you up on. After you have been associated with [...]

Tip #2: DIY locations

By | 2016-08-06T20:15:21+00:00 March 18th, 2016|Categories: Spinnaker Tips|

Some software makes it hard to add locations. With Spinnaker the Project Manager can easily add locations and control access to the software. Part of the "Manage" section in Spinnaker.

Tip #1: Quickly see the status of any patient

By | 2018-01-31T16:52:56+00:00 February 18th, 2016|Categories: Spinnaker Tips|

Use the “Find a patient” page to quickly see the status of the data entry on the CRF for any patient. Heres what those status icons mean: a tick means all the data required for this form has been entered into the database (the study project manager will define the requirements) a question mark means some [...]