IEPCC for Healthcare Professionals

The Inland Empire Palliative Care Coalition (IEPCC) was founded to help increase awareness of palliative care in Riverside and San Bernardino counties.

The IEPCC is a non-profit organization working to educate, promote, and expand awareness of palliative care programs and providers throughout the Inland Empire area of Southern California. We offer health care professionals education and information on palliative care and an opportunity to network with other palliative experts.

Membership is open to individuals or organizations. Join the Inland Empire Palliative Care Coalition and be a part of this important care movement.

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Our annual Palliative Care Conference is one of the tools used in this endeavor, bringing experts, techniques, and current information to physicians and other health care providers in a central location with our vast geographic area.


By 2030, approximately 20% of the United State's population will be over age 65. For most, these years are a time of good health, independence. Eventually, some adults will develop one or more chronic illnesses with which they will live for years before death. These years are characterized by physical and psychological symptom distress; progressive functional dependence and frailty; and high family support needs. Recent studies suggest that medical care for patients with advance illness is characterized by inadequately treated physical distress; fragmented care systems, poor communication between doctors, patients, and families; and enormous strains on family care givers and support systems.