Brilliance: Neonatal Jaundice Treatment

Equalize Health

Brilliance: Neonatal Jaundice Treatment Contact Solution Provider

Solution Overview & Benefits

Brilliance is a high-performance medical device to treat newborns with severe jaundice. Jaundice is a serious health risk for babies if left untreated. Because of the high price of standard phototherapy devices, most hospitals in the developing world either do not have phototherapy or have substandard devices that provide ineffective treatment.

Brilliance has been optimized for these settings with the following features:

  • Brilliance LEDs last 16-25x longer than compact fluorescent tube lights commonly used in phototherapy devices in low-resource hospitals. With Brilliance, hospitals can save over $200 per year on costly bulb replacements;
  • Brilliance consumes half the power of compact fluorescent tube lights. In case of blackout, it can be run off a battery back-up (the size of a car battery) for up to 8 hours;
  • Designed for extreme durability including protections against voltage surges, high use and other environmental challenges with minimal required maintenance;
  • Height and tilt adjustments to accommodate use with other critical NICU devices and meets UNICEF phototherapy specifications and can be used with hospital beds, bassinets and other treatment surfaces.

Whereas the standard compact fluorescent light phototherapy devices only treat 42 babies before bulb replacement is required to maintain its effectiveness, a Brilliance device is estimated to treat approximately 1,042 babies.

History & Development

In late 2010, Equalize Health licensed Brilliance to Chennai-based Phoenix Medical Systems. Phoenix is the largest manufacturer and seller of quality neonatal care equipment in India with 70% of the market share of compact florescent bulb phototherapy devices in the country. Phoenix will manufacture, distribute, and sell Brilliance throughout India and much of the rest of the world.


Publicly available: yes
Countries where available: Worldwide
Price range (USD): over 200 USD


Dimensions: 159.5 cm x 71 cm x 71 cm
Weight: 20 kg

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