The school of Health Information Management formerly known as 'School of Health Record Administration and Biostatistics' was established in 1992 to train health professionals in health records keeping and administration at the National certificate level. It was later upgraded to the status of Ordinary National Diploma and Higher National Diploma in 1997 by the Health Record Officers Registration Board of Nigeria, which came into being via decree 39, of 1989. The school was established to train this cadre of health professionals for the local consumption of the catchment's area of the teaching hospital which comprises Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara Katsina and the Nation as a whole. The school has from it's inception succesfully trained quite a number of professionals through the three-tier Programme of National Certificate, National Diploma and Higher National Diploma respectively. Presently it has a student population of 260 students and academic staff (made up of permanent and part-time lecturers) drawn from various institutions and departments within the teaching hospital.
The School has a principal, Vice-principal Academic, Vice-principal Administration, Examination Officer, Student's Affairs Officer, Academic Staff, Non-Academic Staff, other lecturers and supporting staff.
The mission of the school of health information management is to educate and prepare professionals with knowledge needed to ensure accessibility, accuracy, availability,integrity and security of patient health information.
The vision of the school of health information management is to be recognized nationally as a quality producer of health information management professionals equipped with the attitudes and principles that encourage lifelong learning and ethical behavior in a rapidly evolving profession.