Valerie Steinmetz

Valerie Steinmetz is a program director at the Public Health Institute in Oakland, CA, and the program manager of the Alameda County Care Alliance Advanced Illness Care Program™. She is also part of the evaluation team for the California POLST eRegistry Pilot program for Contra Costa County.  Ms. Steinmetz has overseen and managed the testing and scaling of 22 digital health technology-enabled programs that meet the Triple Aim of improving the patient experience of care, improving population health, and lowering the costs of care. She has also conducted user experience research, piloting a national beta test and analysis of an online return on investment tool for remote patient monitoring, and leading focus groups to understand how vulnerable populations are using digital health solutions to improve health and wellbeing. Ms. Steinmetz received BA degrees from the University of California, Berkeley in Public Health, Psychology, and Molecular and Cell Biology. She is completing her MPH degree in Applied Epidemiology at Emory University.