The Seattle IHT2 Health IT Summit, now in its seventh year, will focus on defining meaningful use as participants convene on Wednesday, August 22. The opening keynote will be on the “State of the Health Care IT Union”by Advisory Board Executive Director David Garets. Other sessions will cover accountable care organizations, security and privacy in health IT, and telehealth applications. The summit will be held at the Seattle Marriott Waterfront. Future summits will be held in 2012 in New York City in September, Beverly Hills in November, and Austin in December. Additional information can be found here.