REDCap Tip of the Month

REDCap Tip of the Month

Certain research studies seek to capture the same data over time in order to track change and progress. Longitudinal projects in REDCap enables smooth, timely data collection and minimizes the set-up burden of repeated instruments. Applying longitudinal mode allows any form or survey to be reused...

As your volume of reports in REDCap grows, they can become unruly and difficult to manage. Having the ability to organize or hide reports in the left-hand navigation pane of your project can mitigate this challenge. Now, with "Add/Edit Reports" privileges, you can create folders...

Transmitting or discussing participant details in a secure manner can be a challenge. Email is an un-secure method of communication and therefore almost always discouraged. REDCap has solved this issue with a feature called, “REDCap Messenger”. REDCap Messenger is a communication platform built directly into REDCap...

Have you ever struggled to write survey questions which read more naturally? For instance, consider gender-neutral phrasing. REDCap’s piping feature might be able to help with that. Piping allows you take any previously entered value (like a first name) and display it anywhere else within the...

Have you ever wanted to emphasize text in your survey to alert your study staff or highlight an important question? REDCap does not have this customization built into the online designer, but you can add HTML to customize your forms and surveys....

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