Digital Nursing Technology to Achieve Job Satisfaction: A Systematic Review


  • Setyowati Setyowati Faculty of Nursing, Universitas Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia
  • Diah Arruum Faculty of Nursing, Universitas Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia; Faculty of Nursing, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia; 3Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia
  • Hanny Handiyani Faculty of Nursing, Universitas Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia
  • Raldi Artono Koestoer Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia



Perception, Nurses, Digital nursing technology, Job satisfaction


BACKGROUND: Technological advances are needed to provide nursing care for patients, however, there are still different perceptions of nurses in accepting its application in health care. This is because the use of these technologies can affect job satisfaction of nurses.

AIM: This study aims to identify the digital technology in nursing and its effect on nurses’ job satisfaction.

METHODS: This study used a systematic review method, where the articles are obtained on scientific databases such as PubMed, PubMed Central, Science Direct, Scopus, and Web of Sciences, that were published from 2019 to 2021. Meanwhile, the preferred reporting items were analyzed using Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses.

RESULTS: Out of the 312 articles that were screened and checked, only 17 fulfill the eligibility criteria. The result showed that six articles were perceived as positive on the use of technology by nurses, six articles were positive and negative, and five articles were all negative. Furthermore, there were ten articles on technology information and communication, five on sensor technology, one article on the use of sensors and technology information, and another one article on technology.

CONCLUSION: Nurses have a positive response because technology makes the completion of work easier, maintains patient safety where job satisfaction is affected, however, negative perceptions are the basis for solving the problems. Therefore, support from their leaders is required to motivate and create nurses’ awareness of technology to achieve patient safety goals and centered care.


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Setyowati S, Arruum D, Handiyani H, Koestoer RA. Digital Nursing Technology to Achieve Job Satisfaction: A Systematic Review. Open Access Maced J Med Sci [Internet]. 2022 Feb. 15 [cited 2024 Jun. 15];10(F):104-12. Available from:



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