The Internet of Things (IoT) — smart devices communicating with one another — is a growing technological phenomenon that portends major changes in virtually every business imaginable, particularly health care.

A new report suggests the value of IoT in health care will grow to roughly $137 billion by 2021, up from $60.4 billion in 2014.

The growing popularity of wearable devices and similar smart technologies will be driving the growth, according to the report published by Research and Markets.

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