CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- For the second consecutive year, Roper St. Francis has been named one of the best hospitals in South Carolina, according to U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospital list."We're committed to raising the bar in healthcare and ensuring our patients get the best quality of care," said David Dunlap, Roper St. Francis CEO. "This recognition is encouraging as we push for the best patient outcome, every time. We're humbled and pleased to be included in the list again this year."Hospitals are evaluated in 16 different specialties. Roper Hospital is ranked number four in South Carolina and received a 'high-performing' recognition in the following specialties: cancer, gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatrics, gynecology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, and urology.Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital is ranked number six in South Carolina and earned 'high-performing' marks in gastroenterology and GI surgery, nephrology, orthopedics and pulmonology.