There are so many ways that this would have gone, but it went the right way. One thing that could be emulated was his accountability. He did not leave the tweeps hanging, he made sure that they knew what monies were coming in, and what balance was remaining.
Everyone who kept sending even after he posted that he had left the hospital, kept sending because they wanted to. There was no deception. He is an honest man who deserves everything good that he got.