ASSIGNMENT 8 HealthIT.gov HealthIT.gov is the official website of the federal government for health information technology (health IT). Below are several pages about different aspects of health IT in the U.S. 1. Click on: http://www.healthit.gov/patients-families/health-it-stories Read about health IT stories of patients and their families. Pick one story and complete the following : Title of the story: Summary of the story (2-3 sentences): 2. Click on: http://www.healthit.gov/patients-families/blue-button/about-blue-button Read about “the blue button” access to medical records by patients and their families. Complete the following : Write a summary of the benefits of emedical records access (2-3 sentences): 3. Click on: http://www.healthit.gov/providers-professionals/case-studies-data Read about health IT case studies. Pick one case study and complete the following : Title of the case study: Summary of the case study (2-3 sentences): 4. Your thoughts: What effects (positive and/or negative) will health IT have on the health of individuals and on American public health practices? .