Baptist Health South Florida

Baptist Health South Florida Names New Chief Digital and Information Officer

May 21, 2024

MIAMI, FL - May 21, 2024 - Baptist Health South Florida today announced the appointment of Sha Edathumparampil as chief digital and information officer, responsible for leading all functions of the Technology & Digital (T&D) division. In this role, Edathumparampil will drive Baptist Health’s digital transformation efforts while enhancing technology support and customer service for physicians, staff and patients.

“Sha is a strategic and visionary executive who will lead our efforts to innovate and leverage technology to improve patient access and customer service,” said Joe Natoli, executive vice president and chief administrative officer of Baptist Health. “With his guidance, our organization will continue to utilize advanced digital, data and artificial intelligence capabilities to improve patient and provider experience as well as operational efficiency."

Edathumparampil joined Baptist Health three years ago from American Century Investments, where he was chief data officer and vice president of technology. He has also held technology and digital leadership roles at BMO Financial Group, The Walt Disney Company, Sabre Inc., and Fidelity Investments.

"I'm honored to take on this important role during such a transformative time in healthcare technology," said Edathumparampil. "The last several years have accelerated digital adoption, and our team has made enormous progress advancing innovative solutions to better serve our patients, physicians and staff and the community."

During his tenure, Edathumparampil has spearheaded initiatives like the development of Baptist Health’s digital front door, the PineApp, enhanced data analytics capabilities, and introduced AI in operational and clinical settings. Most recently, he oversaw product management, electronic medical record standardization across the system, and the technology and digital division's finances.

“Sha has quickly become an industry-leading expert, respected for his knowledge and insights on digital transformation," said Sherrill Hudson, member, Baptist Health Board of Trustees and chair of the board’s Technology, Digital and Innovation Committee. "We are thrilled to have Sha’s leadership driving our digital future to benefit our patients."

Edathumparampil is a graduate of Birla Institute of Technology & Science in Pilani, India, with a degree in engineering.

About Baptist Health South Florida

Baptist Health South Florida is the largest healthcare organization in the region, with 12 hospitals, more than 27,000 employees, 4,000 physicians and 200 outpatient centers, urgent care facilities and physician practices spanning across Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Baptist Health South Florida has internationally renowned institutes specializing in cancer care, brain and spine care, heart and vascular care and orthopedic care. In addition, it includes Baptist Health Medical Group; Baptist Health Quality Network; and The Baptist Health PineApp, a virtual health platform. Baptist Health South Florida is an academic and clinical affiliate of Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. A not-for-profit organization supported by philanthropy and committed to its faith-based charitable mission of medical excellence, Baptist Health South Florida has been recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America and is the most awarded healthcare system in South Florida by U.S. News and World Report. For more information, visit and connect with us on Facebook, X (formerly Twitter), Instagram, TikTok, YouTube and LinkedIn.


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